Alpine Glass

Alpine Glass

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT ALPINE GLASS (970) 245-0399 OWNER: Jeremiah Windscheffel Alpine Glass How did you get started in the industry? I started with Alpine Glass in 1997 installing windows, shower doors, and mirrors, moved to residential manager in 2006, took over as general manager in 2009, and purchased the company in 2012. How has the industry changed since you got started? The housing market for custom homes is booming, more builders are now building homes to fit individual homeowners needs. Customers are more aware of green building ideas and picking products to save energy and resources. We love that customers are […]

All Draft

All Draft

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT ALL DRAFT Gilbert Maynard AllDraft Design Services, LLC  (970) 241-6782 All Draft   All Draft knows how important time to market is for professional home builders, that is why we are very proud to offer 3 to 5 business day turn around times. We know how to keep home design and engineering projects on track for rapid construction schedules. About you and your family. I was raised in southern California, where I met my wife. We moved to Grand Junction over 20 years ago to live near family that we have in the area. We have a 14 […]

Builders First Source

Builders First Source

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT BUILDERS FIRSTSOURCE 970-243-4688 2773 Riverside Parkway Grand Junction, CO 81501 2018 Home Expo Sponsor Builders FirstSource Who is Builders FirstSource? Builders FirstSource strives to be the preferred supplier of structural building materials and services to the residential and commercial construction industry across the nation by providing personalized attention at the local level, and a wide range of resources only offered by a large company. Builders FirstSource’s goal is to provide outstanding products and services to every customer, regardless of size. On July 31, 2015, Builders FirstSource acquired its largest competitor, ProBuild Holdings LLC, creating a more diversified company […]

Builder Spotlight: Copper Creek Homes

Builder Spotlight:  Copper Creek Homes

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT COPPER CREEK HOMES Silas Colman and Chris Colman Owner / Copper Creek Homes  970-256-7355 Copper Creek Homes       How did you get started in this business? 
(By: Chris) I started working in construction as a heavy equipment operator and framer nearly 40 years ago while going to Bible College to be a minister. I later went into ministry full-time and was the lead pastor at a quickly growing Christian church for 25 years. When my son, Silas, was attending College, he really wanted me to go into the real estate business with him after graduation. In addition to attending […]

Builder Spotlight: Porter Homes

Builder Spotlight:  Porter Homes

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT PORTER HOMES 970-255-7077 OWNER/OPERATOR: Nate Porter 419 Brach Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81507 Porter Homes             CMU graduate Nate Porter started his custom homebuilding firm over 10 years ago just as the pain of the economic downturn really began to impact the construction industry. In the past eleven years, the firm has grown from building one or two homes a year, with Nate wearing a tool belt every day, to delivering at least a dozen custom homes in 2017. How has the building industry changed in the last eleven years? When I started the […]

Builder Spotlight: GJ Gardner Construction

Builder Spotlight:  GJ Gardner Construction

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT GJ GARDNER CONSTRUCTION Lawrence Balerio Owner / GJ Gardner Construction  970-245-7542 GJ Gardner Construction Where did you grow up? I was born and raised here in Grand Junction. How did you get started in the building industry? In high school I started out as a framer’s helper during the summer months. After finishing school I went to work as an equipment operator and eventually worked my way up to foreman. At the age of 20, I went to work for Unocal as an underground miner in the oil shale industry. After Unocal closed its door I started my own […]

Builder Spotlight: Conquest Construction

Builder Spotlight:  Conquest Construction

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT CONQUEST CONSTRUCTION Darren Caldwell Owner, Conquest Construction 970-243-1242 Conquest Construction   What is your background? I was born and raised in a small oil and gas community in Northern British Columbia, and I have spent most of my life involved in every aspect of the home building industry. I started out working with my dad in home construction. Construction, real estate, and land development are the family business. I lived and worked in Arizona and Vancouver before moving to Grand Junction in 1998. I have owned and operated my own construction company for over 30 years. I am fortunate […]

Builder Spotlight: GJ Home Builders

Builder Spotlight:  GJ Home Builders

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT GJ HOME BUILDER Steve Voytilla Owner / GJ Home Builder (970) 234-2000 GJ Home Builder How did you get started in the industry? I moved back to Grand Junction after graduating from high school in Thermopolis, Wyoming in 1982. My dad was a project engineer with the Colorado Department of Highways, and he helped me obtain my first construction job in Debeque Canyon as an equipment operator. After two years on that job, my brother Scott and I started a construction business building homes in the Ridges. We built approximately 30 homes through the 1990s. During this time I […]

HBA Member Spotlight: Mor Storage

HBA Member Spotlight:  Mor Storage

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT MOR STORAGE Larry Mallett Owner / Mor Storage  970-254-0460 Mor Storage How did you get started in the industry? I have been working construction since I was 14 years old. I graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in architectural engineering and construction science. FCI Constructors hired me out of college and I worked there for seven years. My father-in-law, Larry Mallett, started the company as a side job to earn a little more money while he was a pastor at a local church. He hired homeless guys off of the river and put them to work building […]

HBA Member Spotlight: Chaparrel West

HBA Member Spotlight: Chaparrel West

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT CHAPARREL WEST, INC Ron Abaloe Owner / Chaparral West 970-244-9986   Chaparral West, Inc. Ron started in the construction industry when he was 15 years old, working summers and after school as unskilled labor. He worked as a stucco laborer, did termite inspections, and on concrete crews. He gained the skills he needed to become a skilled craftsman in concrete, and then started a small construction company specializing in concrete and masonry construction. Over the years he added the construction of new homes, land development and real estate investing to his endeavors. He and his wife Terri moved to Grand […]

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